PHIL3099 Research Paper in Philosophy


(For Philosophy Majors Only)

This course introduces final year students to techniques of research in Philosophy. Students will be able to produce a written paper, under supervision, which identifies issues and/or themes in the works of a major philosophical figure.

Nature of Assessment:

1. Students will produce an extended essay of a maximum of 4,000 words in semester I. This essay will be marked out of 40% and consist of the student’s analysis of a work in Philosophy assigned by the lecturer.

2. The final research paper of a maximum of 10,000 words, will be chosen by the student but in consultation with the lecturer. This will be marked out of 60%.

For further information, please contact the Department of History and Philosophy or the Departmental Handbook.

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